Bellator MMA returns on Saturday, September 7 with Bellator 226 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. In the main event, two-division champion Ryan Bader defends his heavyweight title against fellow UFC veteran Cheick Kongo.
The event will also feature the opening round of the featherweight tournament featuring Derek Campos vs. Daniel Straus, Adam Borics vs. Pat Curran, Tywan Claxton vs. Emmanuel Sanchez, and Pedro Carvalho vs. Sam Sicilia. Both Straus and Curran are former two-time champions at 145-pounds.
Ahead of the event, all of the fighters had to step onto the scale to reach their official weights.
A full look at the Bellator 226 results can be seen below.
MAIN CARD (DAZN, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Ryan Bader (228.7) vs. Cheick Kongo (239.2) – for heavyweight title
- Derek Campos (144.9) vs. Daniel Straus (144.4) – featherweight grand prix opening round
- Adam Borics (144.7) vs. Pat Curran (144.6) – featherweight grand prix opening round
- Tywan Claxton (144.3) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (144.1) – featherweight grand prix opening round
- Pedro Carvalho (144.1) vs. Sam Sicilia (145) – featherweight grand prix opening round
- Gaston Bolanos (145.5) vs. Daniel Carey (144.2)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 6:45 p.m. ET)
- Ashleigh Grimshaw (145.5) vs. John Teixeira (145.6)
- Ivan Batinich (185.2) vs. Daniel Compton (185.3)
- Evan Gubera (184.7) vs. Cornelius Savage (184.9)
- Cass Bell (135.6) vs. Isaiah Rocha (135.1)
- Chris Gonzalez (155.8) vs. Luis Vargas (156)
- Jessica Borga (144.7) vs. Amber Leibrock (145.4)
- Alan Benson (184.7) vs. Favian Gutierrez (185.6)
- Adam Piccolotti (155.2) vs. Jake Smith (155.4)
- Jonathan Adams (124) vs. Daniel Gonzalez (125.3)
- Batsumberel Dagvadorj (171) vs. James Terry (169.7)
- Elias Anderson (139.8) vs. Peter Ishiguro (139.9) – 140-pound catchweight
- Hyder Amil (145.9) vs. Ignacio Ortiz (145.4)
- Renato Alves (172.9) vs. Abraham Vaesau (178.8)* – 175-pound catchweight
- Albert Gonzales (180) vs. Tyson Miller (179.1) – 180-pound catchweight
*Vaesau will be fined 20 percent of his purse for missing weight.